Found on Craig’s List, Derby Grand Prize Is Classic Boat Design

The story of the Cape Codder 19 dates to the late 1960s when Sandy Urquhart was tinkering with hull designs aimed at creating an affordable craft made specifically for Cape and Vineyard waters.

Commission Continues Exhaustive Review of Its DRI Checklist

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission trudged through a review of its development of regional impact (DRI) checklist Thursday night, green-lighting in concept a variety of changes that will expand the regional commission’s scope of review over certain developments.

Tisbury Agrees to Pay Former Police Lieutenant $400,000

The town of Tisbury confirmed Friday that it has settled a federal lawsuit with former police Lieut. Eerik Meisner for $400,000. Mr. Meisner served on the Tisbury force for approximately six years before his departure in January 2019.

Gibbous Moon and Saturn

Tonight’s gibbous moon appears right underneath the bright planet Saturn.

MVC Sketches Early Concept for Bike Path on Scenic North Road

Martha’s Vineyard Commission planners are eyeing a significant up-Island expansion of the Vineyard’s already growing pedestrian and bicycle network.

Selectmen Update Dog Restraint Order

West Tisbury selectmen dealt with concerns about resident’s dog at their meeting Wednesday.

Fickle Weather, Fierce Fishing; Big Bonito Rock Week Two

Elizabeth Thompson, an 11-year-old, sixth-grader at the West Tisbury school, broke the derby’s junior record for boat-caught bonito on Saturday with a 11.68-pound fish.

Island Homeless Face Prospect of No Shelters This Winter

Martha’s Vineyard’s homeless shelter program is at risk for staying shuttered this winter due to the complications of the pandemic, posing new dangers for the most vulnerable residents.

Severe Drought Keeps Island Firefighters on High Alert

After two brush fires scorched acres of land in Oak Bluffs and West Tisbury this week, state and local fire officials are on particularly high alert.

Recent Real Estate Transactions: Week Ending Sept. 18

Stig Leschly purchased 23 Oxcart Road in Aquinnah from Allen Razdow and Darrell Razdow for $1,700,000 on Sept. 15.